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Economic policies and issues on a global scale

Author: Henry J Grover; Nancy C Regmond
Publisher: Hauppauge, N.Y. : Nova Science Publishers, ©2011.
Series: Economic issues, problems and perspectives series.
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Discusses economic policies and issues which affect various countries throughout the world. This title includes topics such as: the identification and measurement of poverty; entrepreneurship and  Read more...

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Economic policies and issues on a global scale.
Hauppauge, N.Y. : Nova Science Publishers, ©2011
(DLC) 2010047011
(OCoLC)681536468
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Henry J Grover; Nancy C Regmond
ISBN: 9781620817650 1620817659
OCLC Number: 839546126
Description: 1 online resource (x, 184 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: ECONOMIC POLICIES AND ISSUES ON A GLOBAL SCALE ; ECONOMIC POLICIES AND ISSUES ON A GLOBAL SCALE ; CONTENTS ; PREFACE ; THE IDENTIFICATION AND MEASUREMENT OF POVERTY ; Abstract; 1. Introduction; 2. Identification; 2.1. The Direct Method vs. The Income Method; 2.2. Absolute vs. Relative Poverty; 2.3. Poverty vs. Inequality; 2.4. Intensive vs. Extensive Poverty; 2.5. Lifetime Poverty; 2.6. Household Poverty; 2.7. Selection of the Poverty Line; 3. Measurement; 3.1. One-dimensional Poverty Measures; 3.1.1. Primitive Measures; 3.1.2. Sen's Axiomatic Approach; 3.1.3. The Sen Measure; 3.1.4. Sen-like Measures. 3.1.5. Social Welfare-based Measures3.1.6. The Foster et al. Poverty Measure; 3.1.7. Dalton-type Measures; 3.1.8. The Stochastic Dominance Approach; 3.2. Multi-dimensional Poverty Measures; 3.2.1. The Aggregation Approach; 3.2.2. Individual-level Measures; 3.2.3. Multi-dimensional Stochastic Dominance; 3.3. Statistical Inference for Poverty Measures; 4. Conclusion; References; WORKING UNDER TIME PRESSURE: AN INCREASING RISK FOR WOMEN'S HEALTH? ; ABSTRACT ; 1. INTRODUCTION ; 2. METHODS ; 3. RESULTS ; 3.1. Job Characteristics ; 3.2. Health Complaints ; 4. CONCLUSION ; REFERENCES. ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND ECONOMIC POLICY OBJECTIVES ABSTRACT ; INTRODUCTION ; ENTREPRENEURSHIP CHARACTERISTICS; ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND ECONOMIC GROWTH ; ECONOMIC PROGRESS AND ENTREPRENEUR BEHAVIOR ; ECONOMIC POLICY MEASURES ; EMPIRICAL ANALYSIS ; CONCLUSION; REFERENCES ; CAPITAL FLIGHT AND ECONOMIC PERFORMANCE OF THE PHILIPPINES ; ABSTRACT ; 1. INTRODUCTION ; 2. THE PHILIPPINE SETTING ; 3. MEASURING THE COST OF CAPITAL FLIGHT ; 4. THE INCONVENIENT COST OF CAPITAL FLIGHT; 5. LET BYGONES BE BYGONES? ; CONCLUSION; REFERENCES ; UNANTICIPATED MONEY GROWTH AND GDP: EVIDENCE FROM KOREA ; ABSTRACT. INTRODUCTION MODEL ; ESTIMATION ; DATA AND EMPIRICAL ISSUES ; RESULTS ; CONCLUSIONS ; REFERENCES ; CHILD POVERTY IN RICH COUNTRIES: AN OVERVIEW ; ABSTRACT ; INTRODUCTION ; DYNAMICS OF CHILD POVERTY ; DEMOGRAPHIC FACTORS ; TOTAL SOCIAL EXPENDITURES AND PARENTAL LEAVES ; CHILD BENEFITS AND RELATED TAX TRANSFERS ; FISCAL POLICIES ; LABOR MARKET OUTCOMES AND THE COST OF CHILDCARE ; CONCLUSION ; REFERENCES ; MONETARY POLICY AND ECONOMIC GROWTH ; ABSTRACT ; INTRODUCTION ; THE ROLE OF MONETARY POLICY ; MONETARY POLICY AND THE LONG TERM ; CONCLUSION ; REFERENCES. THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN RESTRICTIVE ABORTION LAWS AND THE NUMBER OF INFANTS RELINQUISHED FOR ADOPTION ABSTRACT ; INTRODUCTION ; RESTRICTIVE STATE ABORTION LAWS ; THEORETICAL PREDICTIONS ; DATA ; EMPIRICAL MODEL ; Abortion Costs ; Socioeconomic Variables; State Social Policies ; EMPIRICAL RESULTS; CONCLUSION ; REFERENCES ; ECONOMIC IMPLICATIONS OF THE SWITCH FROM EXHAUSTIBLE TO INEXHAUSTIBLE NATURAL RESOURCE USE IN ELECTRICITY PRODUCTION ; ABSTRACT ; 1. INTRODUCTION ; 2. ON THE REPRESENTATION OF THE SOCIETY'S PREFERENCES ; 3. SUSTAINABILITY OF THE PRODUCTION WITH AN EXHAUSTIBLE RESOURCE.
Series Title: Economic issues, problems and perspectives series.
Responsibility: Henry J. Grover and Nancy C. Regmond, editors.

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